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Time Management

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Make the Grade - Lesley Schwartz Martin
ISBN: 9781936976386
Publication Date: 2013

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Coolmind - David Keefe
ISBN: 9781927147283
Publication Date: 2011

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Chill - Deborah Reber; Neryl Walker (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416955269
Publication Date: 2008


Getting started...

Planning, time management, and brainstorming are important early tasks in the research and writing process. We have gathered resources from our collection and from the Web to help you.

Library Materials

Finding time to write a research paper with a busy schedule can be difficult. Browse these books for some good advice on planning your time.

A+ Research and Writing: Step by Step

Look at steps 1 through 3 for advice on getting started, choosing a topic, and forming a focus. This step-by-step guide is hosted by the Internet Public Library.

Purdue OWL: Writing a Research Paper

Read these short articles about selecting a topic from the Writing a Research Paper guide from the Purdue OWL. Learn about selecting a topic, determining your audience, and getting started with the research process.

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